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Posted in thread: Show off your brewing setup! on 08-19-2014 at 04:37 AM
I live in an apartment and still manage to do 20L brews courtesy to the Braumeister.Hi. Just
wondering if you are using that hoprocket for hopping or filtering? I have the same setup ie.
hoprocket to ...
Posted in thread: Is 68% attenuation anything to worry about? on 08-14-2014 at 11:37 PM
Wyeast 1272 generally attenuates 72-78%, so it's a little lower than the average. If you mashed
at 67, it should have given you about 72-75%-ish, but using 20% crystal malt means a lot of
Posted in thread: Is 68% attenuation anything to worry about? on 08-14-2014 at 09:41 PM
I'm brewing the epic pale ale clone. The OG was .051 and today after 12 days in the fermenter
its .016. Its in a temp controlled fridge with heat pad. I usually get %80+6 kg Gladfields Pale
Ale 36 2.6...
Posted in thread: Help with 2nd fermentation on 08-07-2014 at 03:09 AM
Usually about 72 hours.In my case, I drop the temp on my Johnson Controller to 36*F. I then
wash my keg and fill it about halfway with water and StarSan and put it in my keezer. 24 hours
later I flip ...
Posted in thread: Help with 2nd fermentation on 08-06-2014 at 10:00 AM
...I like to cold crash my ales to get as much yeast out of suspension as possible before I keg
(just ensures I have fewer yeast sample pours).How long do you typically cold crash for before
Posted in thread: Why is my efficiency so low? on 08-06-2014 at 04:29 AM
Congrats! My first couple of all grain batches I was in the mid to upper 60's. Now I average
between 82% and 85%. Even though I did hit 87% on today's brew! :ban:Hey, cheers very much for
Posted in thread: Why is my efficiency so low? on 08-06-2014 at 04:24 AM
Yes. You want to denature the enzymes, as it takes like an hour to sparge and you want to
preserve your malt profile from the mash.I now understand and will do a mash out next brew.
Takes a while but ...
Posted in thread: Why is my efficiency so low? on 08-03-2014 at 10:09 PM
Finally got a brew down using the MM2 mill set to 0.045 (factory gap). My efficiency is up to
72% - an improvement of 20%. Happy with that.. finally some progress!It might not be down to
the crush alo...
Posted in thread: Why is my efficiency so low? on 08-03-2014 at 09:38 PM
Again, I pre-wet my grains and allow them to sit for about an hour before I mill them. My mill
gap is set at 0.039".Here is the first pass through my Barley Crusher and then the second
pass.Does look ...
Posted in thread: Why is my efficiency so low? on 07-29-2014 at 12:01 AM
Yeah awesome - would love to see your crush. Thanks in advance.I'll use .045 this weekend then
clamp it a bit for the next one. Cheers againSent from my iPhone using Home Brew